Rita Moura

Born in Porto, has a lot of experience in different bodily and artistic disciplines.

At age 4 she initiated Feminine Artistic Gymnastics practice, transitioning, at a later date, into Acrobatic and Sport Rhythmics Gymnastics.

She practiced Horsemanship for 14 years and attended Valentim de Carvalho Music School and private piano tutoring.

She has a degree en Sports and Physical Education (FCDEF-UP) and was a teacher of Physical Education in schools in the region of Porto.

She obtains the diploma for Masculine and Feminine Artistic Gymnasts teacher - 1st Level (Federação Portuguesa de Ginástica) and is certified in Stretching Global Actif - SGFA.

She specialised in Pilates Studio and Pilates Mat (Polestar Pilates Education USA, Madrid), founder and director of Pilates Rita Moura® studio, located in Porto.

Certified by PMA® - Pilates Method Alliance — maintaining a constant education like: Gyrotonic®; Kinetic Control®, Managing Movement – Solutions for the Low back; Shoulder, Hip, Neck; and Training for peak performance – Return to work and sport; Garuda®; Anatomy Trains in Motion®, amongst others.

Over the last 15 years, besides dedicating herself to the management of the Studio, coordinating and providing formation  to her team of instructors,

Rita stands out through her acuity in the individual analysis of each student and by her creative movement suggestions.

Her approach is personalised, it identifies the main weaknesses, improving upon them, and galvanizes the motor skills, through efficient movement biomechanics strategies, with special focus in cases of pathology and functional training.